August 6, 2021
FRIDAY, AUG. 13
Friends of the Library book sale 12-2 p.m. Friday, Cloquet Public Library.
"One-Dog Canoe” Kinder Konzerts in a Bag kids’ take-and-make kits are available at the Cloquet Public, Carlton Area, Duluth Public and Moose Lake Public libraries. The Kinder Konzerts in a Bag kit was created by the Friends of the Minnesota Orchestra and Arrowhead Library System and contains everything you need to create a musical storytelling experience at home: parents’ guide, “One-Dog Canoe” book, access to videos including the performance and narration of “One-Dog Canoe,” videos of musicians playing and describing their instruments, and materials to make a loon headband and more. While supplies last, one kit per family. This program, sponsored by Arrowhead Library System, was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
“Meet the Trees” 11-11:30 a.m., Jay Cooke State Park. Family-friendly scavenger hunt tree-leaf matching activity to learn about some of Minnesota’s common tree species. Limited capacity, register by 5 p.m. Aug. 12: [email protected], 218-673-7006. Masks and social distancing encouraged.
“Owls of Minnesota” campfire program 8-8:30 p.m., Jay Cooke State Park. Discover these silent hunters of the night and learn how nature built a better mousetrap in the form of an owl. Meet at the amphitheater behind the park office. Bring a blanket or camp chair for comfort or social distancing, and bug repellent if you wish. 218-673-7005, [email protected]
SATURDAY, AUGUST 14
Mindfulness-based nature observation bike ride 9-11 a.m., Jay Cooke State Park. 6-mile round-trip with several stops along the Willard Munger State Trail. Bring your own bike, helmets required. Limited capacity, register by 5 p.m. Aug. 13: [email protected], 218-673-7006. Also Thursday, Aug. 19
SUNDAY, AUGUST 15
“River Animals” children’s program, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Jay Cooke State Park. Learn about the amazing adaptations of beavers, otters, insects, and other river critters. Take home a fish printing craft made during the program; all art materials supplied. Wear clothes suitable for painting and for the outdoors. Meet behind the River Inn Interpretive Center. 218-673-7005, [email protected]
MONDAY, AUGUST 16
August Take-N-Make adult kit available at the Cloquet Public Library starting Aug. 16. Create a stylish greeting card with supplies included in the bag. Kits will be available in the library lobby.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18
Senior dance at the Cloquet VFW 1-4 p.m. with the Chmielewski Funtime Band. Potluck, $8 cover.
Wood City Quilters meets 6 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the Cloquet library. Guest speakers, community service projects. All quilters welcome.
THURSDAY, AUG 19
Mindfulness-based nature observation bike ride 9-11 a.m., Jay Cooke State Park. 6-mile round-trip with several stops along the Willard Munger State Trail. Bring your own bike, helmets required. Limited capacity, register by 5 p.m. Aug. 18: [email protected], 218-673-7006.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 20
A Mindful Phenology Walk 9-10 a.m., Jay Cooke State Park. Register by 5 p.m. Aug. 19: [email protected] or calling 218-673-7006.
Friday-Saturday, Aug. 20-21
Cloquet High Classes of ‘65 and ‘66 reunions. Class of ‘65 mixer 6 p.m. Friday at the NorthEastern Saloon & Grille, Class of ‘66 mixer 6 p.m. Friday at Trapper’s Pete’s Steakhouse & Saloon. No charge for the mizers, donations accepted. Joint reunion 6 p.m. Saturday at the Cloquet National Guard Armory with appetizer buffet and cash bar. Reunion registration fee of $15 to be paid by Aug. 13. Send Class of ‘65 payment to Kay Johnson, 408 Briggs Creek Lane, Cloquet MN 55720; send Class of ‘66 payment to Nancy Wisneski, 812 Salmi Road, Cloquet MN 55720. Current Covid protocol will be observed. Questions, call Kay, 879-5374, or Nancy, 879-2905.
Saturday, Aug. 21
Music with Jerry & Joyce at the Cloquet VFW 1-4 p.m. Potluck, $8 cover.
Sunday, August 22
Music with Two for the Road 1-4 p.m. at the Cloquet VFW. Potluck, $8 cover.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 24
A Nesting Place meets 1-2 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays, virtually on Microsoft Teams. For those in the third semester of pregnancy, and mothers and their infants up to one year, no matter where you live or where your baby was delivered. CMH Raiter Family Clinic family medicine physician Melissa Robey facilitates the meetings. For more information or to join the group, contact Brenda Graden, 218-499-6702, [email protected].